The ONE Who We Belong To

Psalms 42:1-2 ESV “As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?” Do you know that this is what our relationship with God should be like? We should thirst for our Lord … Continue reading The ONE Who We Belong To

A Manner Worthy of the Gospel

Rejection Serves a Purpose Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become … Continue reading A Manner Worthy of the Gospel

Struggling with All His Energy

Colossians 1:24-26 ESV “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, … Continue reading Struggling with All His Energy

Be Faithful Unto Death

The First and The Last Revelation 2:8 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life.’” These are the words of Jesus Christ, who is the first and the last, the beginning and the end, who died and came … Continue reading Be Faithful Unto Death

Until the Coming of the Lord

In Luxury and Self-Indulgence James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid … Continue reading Until the Coming of the Lord

But I Do Not Swerve

Psalms 119:153-160 ESV “Look on my affliction and deliver me, for I do not forget your law. Plead my cause and redeem me; give me life according to your promise! Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes. Great is your mercy, O Lord; give me life according to your … Continue reading But I Do Not Swerve

They Persecute with Evil Purpose

With my Whole Heart Psalms 119:145-146 ESV “With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! I will keep your statutes. I call to you; save me, that I may observe your testimonies.” My heart is my inner self, my mind, my will, my soul, and the core or the essence of who I … Continue reading They Persecute with Evil Purpose

He’s Faithful to Who He Is

Our God is Faithful Psalms 119:89-91 “Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. By your appointment they stand this day, for all things are your servants.” Our God is absolutely sovereign over all that he has … Continue reading He’s Faithful to Who He Is